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 Bangalore celebrated an evening of stories with Storytel

 Stories are powerful because they transport us into other people’s worlds. But in doing that they change the way our brains work and potentially change our brain chemistry converting us a powerful social creature. On that similar note, the Storytel team believed that Indians too love stories no matter what the format!

 

Storytel app-listen to many stories from world over

Storytel app-listen to many stories from world over

 

You must be curious to know about Storytel, right? As the name suggests, Storytel India is all about stories, a subscription-based audiobook mobile application which one can use anywhere and at any point in time. A friend for all the story lovers!

 

Storytel is a continuously growing mobile application platform for established as well as upcoming writers to create original series in Indian languages that take listeners into a new and exciting world. It has audio books on all genres from romance, thriller, spirituality, horror, drama to adventure, and the list is growing. The continuously expanding launch catalogue currently houses around 7000 audiobooks in Marathi, Hindi and English languages.

 

Storytel India brought the concept of storytelling to life by the beautiful narration of stories by incredible voice artists. To celebrate “World Storytelling Day”, Storytel India hosted an event which saw a gathering of literary enthusiasts who were enchanted to have a first-ever live listening experience of this kind. The environment was full of interesting narrations from the upcoming stories.

 

StoryTel app

StoryTel app

 

The two stories narrated at the event were Samit Basu’s ‘Adventures of Stoob’ which focused on Stoob’s character of an average and easy-going student until one day the school principal announces a surprise examination and Rashmi Nambiar’s ‘Jugnuye’ which talked about 3 women and their struggle from Ranchi’s servant quarters to Delhi. Both the stories are available on the Storytel mobile application for listeners to experience and enjoy.

 

Rashmi Nambiar sharing excerpts from Jugnuyee

Rashmi Nambiar sharing excerpts from Jugnuyee

 

The storytelling session saw people come together and share the love they have for literature and books. Talking about the event, Mr. Yogesh Dashrath, Country Manager, Storytel India said, “In just a few months of our entry in India, we have reached a count of 7000 books. Also, we are happy to see such a great response to our storytelling events. The interest it has generated only strengthens our belief that Indians love books – no matter what the format.”

 

Yogesh Dashrath, Country Manager, Storytel

Yogesh Dashrath, Country Manager, Storytel

 

Towards this, they have recently signed up with Rajkamal Prakashan as their first Hindi partners. Storytel customers can now exclusively listen to the popular collection from Rajkamal as audiobooks on the Storytel app. The catalogue currently houses more than 500 audio titles including 230+ Marathi titles, 115+ Hindi titles apart from English ones which means Storytel is also focusing on the Regional Content which can reach more Consumers in India.

 

An evening with Storytel

An evening with Storytel

 

So download the app now and listen to some incredible stories!

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